Russia for sure has helped Trump to win the election by playing a big role in email hacking event. Russia won't do it for free. There must be a secret deal between the intelligence of two countries. We outsiders can only see it from some facts. The secret deal: Hacked email were handed to Wikileaks to issue to hit Hillary Clinton. The payment of secret deal: 1. Aleppo falls (or "liberated" from Russia side) on 12/15. Resistance and civil withdraw from East Aleppo by bus. Five years fight ends. A big victory for Russia and its allies. 2. Economic interest. Japan pledges 300 bil. yen economic package at Abe-Putin summit December 17, 2016 The total value of Japan's contribution in investment and loans, including through agreements between private sector firms, is around 300 billion yen ($2.54 billion), Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Kotaro Nogami said after the leaders' summit. Japan pledges 300 bil. yen economic package at Abe-Putin summit - The Mainichi Putin dismissed the notion that he was only interested in getting economic benefits from Japan. "If anyone thinks we’re interested only in developing economic links and a peace deal is of secondary importance, that’s not the case," he told the same news conference. That's all for the controversial islands. He went Japan just for those business deals.